Maxim in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Maxim

a phrase that is often used as a guiding rule

Examples of Maxim in a sentence

My grandmother had a wise maxim to help me get through all of my teenage crises.  🔊

If Jack had heeded the maxim and looked before he leaped, he would not have bought the cheap house surrounded by drug dens.  🔊

Treating others how I want to be treated is a variation of a maxim I learned as a child.  🔊

After Janet received a gigantic diamond ring in a small box, she truly believed the maxim about big things coming in small packages.  🔊

Never choose your mates by their looks because the maxim about not being able to judge a book by its cover is true.  🔊

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